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There's been a furious reaction in Cornwall after David Cameron told us that the Council has plenty of cash which it could spend to avoid drastic cuts in services.
The Prime Minister told ITV News West Country last night that Cornwall Council had nearly £200m in reserves, which had doubled over the past four years. But the Labour group on the council has described his comments as 'ignorant'.
You can watch our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy's report on the row below:
Our presenter Ian Axton tackled David Cameron as he visited Devonport about today's announcement of £88 million investment in the West Country... and some other subjects, including those famous TV election debates.
You can watch the interview below:
The Prime Minister is on a whistle stop tour of the South West and has announced a £88 million investment into the area.
The money will be spent on various projects including building work, and road improvements and bringing broadband to remote areas.
The government says it will create 22,000 jobs and 11,000 new homes.
The Prime Minister has been in the West today ahead of local elections.
The Prime Minister paid a visit to the Morrisons distribution centre in Bridgwater. Deputy Nick Clegg and the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Harriet Harman were elsewhere in the region, urging us to choose them on Thursday.
Prime Minister David Cameron is visiting the West Country today. He'll be going to various locations across the region. Our cameras will be catching up with him along the way.